Labour Force

Hinton's Major Economic Drivers
Hinton's economic drivers are diverse and include a pulpmill, sawmill, coal mining, oil and gas companies, and tourism businesses. The major employers for the area are:
  1. Alstar Oilfield Contractors - 350-400 employees (depending on season)
  2. Teck Coal - 350 employees
  3. Hinton Pulp (West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.) - 314 employees
  4. Hinton Wood Products & Woodlands - 285 employees
  5. Alberta Health Services - 270 employees
  6. Trican - 180 employees
  7. Grande Yellowhead Regional Division - 130 employees